Title: Adjunct Faculty, Biblical Counseling
Started at Calvary: February 2020
Professional Information: B.A. (Management and Human Relations), MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2010; M.A. (Counseling), MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2015.
Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor at Geiger Counseling Services and Abundant Life Counseling Center – Credentials LPC, MA, NCC
Favorite aspect of teaching at Calvary: My favorite aspect is being given the opportunity to help the counseling student to study and apply counseling theories through a biblical worldview.
Favorite class to teach: Anything within the counseling department and field, but I particularly enjoy the application, systems and processes courses: Practicum, Internship I,II,II, Helping Skills and Group Counseling.
Originally from: Overland Park, KS.
How did past ministry/professional experience lead to your position at Calvary: I am a natural helper and have been involved with ministry and discipleship for most of my life. I have also taught Masters level counseling courses at other universities and am a Missouri State recognized Supervisor. I am currently a counselor and supervisor at Abundant Life Counseling Center where 15-20 interns get to apply what they have learned in their coursework and are supervised throughout their internship journey. Calvary University is a great fit for my passion and professional skills.
Ministry/Professional involvement outside of Calvary: I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a member of the ACA. Member of the Chi Sigma Iota College Honor Society. Missouri recognized supervisor for Provisionally Licensed Counselors and supervisor at Abundant Life Counseling Center. Former deacon of 15 years at Kansas City Baptist Temple (Graceway), Shepherd School of Ministry graduate, discipleship trainer, and worship/praise member.